Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 10
Science
Solutions
16. Explain the following in terms of gain or loss of oxygen with two examples each: oxidation and reduction
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Question:

Explain the following in terms of gain or loss of oxygen with two examples each:

(a) Oxidation

(b) Reduction

Answer:

(a) Oxidation: The addition of oxygen to a substance is called oxidation.

(b) Reduction: The removal of oxygen from a substance is called reduction.

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